Dr James Robert Deves

MB BS (Sydney 1971), FRCS (Edinburgh 1976), FRACS (1980)

Positions Held:

Visiting Ear Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Specialist

Gosford Hospital (a teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle)
North Gosford Private Hospital
Berkeley Vale Private Hospital

Wing Commander, RAAF Specialist Reserve (22 Sqn)

Conjoint teacher, Otolaryngology, University of Newcastle

Fields of expertise

General otolaryngology, head and neck surgery

Special interests

Paediatric ENT disorders – including treatment of tonsillitis, sleep apnoea, deafness and ear infections, hayfever and sinus disease
Sinusitis and nasal disorders
Snoring and sleep apnoea
Ear disorders – including deafness, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, infections, benign and malignant tumours
Cosmetic surgery – Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty
Teaching, both undergraduate and postgraduate

Special Services Offered

Allergy Clinic
Upper airway endoscopy
Nerve monitoring during surgery (facial nerve, laryngeal nerves)



Fort Street Boys High School
University of Sydney
Resident  Medical Officer –
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, NSW
Canberra Community Hospital, ACT
Surgical Registrar –
Canberra Community Hospital, ACT
Townsville General Hospital, QLD
Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
Various hospitals in London, UK
ENT, Head and Neck Registrar
Concord Hospital, Sydney
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney
St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney

Professional Society Memberships

Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society
Australian Medical Association
Australian Association of Surgeons

Non-professional interests

History, Languages, Skiing, Flying and Aerobatics, Motorcycling


French (limited)
German (even more limited)
Access to Mandarin Chinese and Korean